Convert ICD-9-CM Diagnosis 249.51 to ICD-10-CM

ICD-9-CM 249.51 converts approximately to:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E08.39 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with other diabetic ophthalmic complication
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E09.39 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus with other diabetic ophthalmic complication

Note: approximate conversions between ICD-9-CM codes and ICD-10-CM codes may require clinical interpretation in order to determine the most appropriate conversion code(s) for your specific coding situation.

Alternatively, 249.51 can be converted to ICD-10-CM using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E08.311 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with unspecified diabetic retinopathy with macular edema
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E08.319 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with unspecified diabetic retinopathy without macular edema
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E08.36 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with diabetic cataract
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E09.311 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus with unspecified diabetic retinopathy with macular edema
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E09.319 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus with unspecified diabetic retinopathy without macular edema
    or:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E09.36 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellitus with diabetic cataract
  • With:
  • 2020 ICD-10-CM E08.65 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying condition with hyperglycemia

Note: approximate conversions between ICD-9-CM codes and ICD-10-CM codes may require clinical interpretation in order to determine the most appropriate conversion code(s) for your specific coding situation.

Source: 2020 ICD-10-CM CMS General Equivalence Mappings.